Wednesday, 9 January 2008

Bluetooth SIG Best of CES 2008 Winners

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group have just announced five category winners and one overall winner for the organizations third annual "Best of CES" contest.

There were forty eight new Bluetooth products submitted in the 2008 contest in categories focusing on what consumers can do with the technology. The categories were - talk on a headset, input information, listen to music, transfer information, or use in an industrial or other vertical environment.

Products that complied with the Experience Icon requirements were awarded bonus points. Bluetooth Experience Icons help the user easily identify what a Bluetooth enabled device can do and how it will interact with other Bluetooth devices.

Winners of the Bluetooth SIG Best of CES contest:
  • Overall - Samsung P2 Widescreen Music Player
  • Headset - Plantronics Voyager 855 Bluetooth Stereo Headset
  • Input - Logitech Cordless Desktop MX5500 Revolution Keyboard
  • Music - Parrot DS1120 Bluetooth Speakers
  • Transfer - Motorola T815
  • Vertical - Ford SYNC, powered by Microsoft Auto
All winners will receive national exposure for their winning products as part of an in-studio broadcast tour to "top 20" media markets across the US, paid for by the Bluetooth SIG.